Metal Building Kits

From the Ground Up: Tips for Building Your Own Garage

Absolute Steel Industry News

From protecting your vehicle to storing belongings, garages can add a lot of value to your home. In fact, surveys show that 85 percent of buyers prefer properties with garages. Beyond adding to property value, garages provide useful spaces for home workshops, storing holiday decorations, and sheltering your car from the elements. If you’re interested in adding a garage to …

Old Blacksmith Barndominium

Texas Barndominiums History : The Many Lives of the Barndominium

Absolute Steel Industry News

Texas barndominiums have been in use for a long time,and have a rich history. For smaller farms out in rugged country, people once housed their livestock on the ground level of their barn. They then created their home on the second floor. It was done for affordability, convenience, and even for heating reasons. These earlier agricultural families have largely influenced …

Barndominium 101

Absolute Steel Industry News

In season three of HGTV’s popular series “Fixer-Upper,” one home blew the barn doors off – literally. The “barndominium” was the talk of the season when the owners elected to convert a barn into a stunning five-bedroom family home with the help of Waco designers Magnolia Homes.Since then, people have had their eyes opened to all the potential that comes …

Benefits of Metal Buildings in a Flood

The Value of Metal Buildings in Flood Areas

Absolute Steel Industry News

Following World War II, the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki literally needed to be rebuilt from the ground up, and the numerous residences of those two cities would have required the growth of 150 years worth of timber for reconstruction. With the obvious impracticality of this situation, Japanese builders turned to metal frame houses as an alternative, and quickly …

Solar Carport

Solar Powered Carport Systems: Cost Efficient and Necessary

Absolute Steel Company News

Many homeowners use carports to protect their vehicles from the elements like sun, rain and snow. But what if you could use your carport for a dual purpose? By adding a solar powered system to your carport, you can further utilize this structure as a means of gathering energy. Solar Technology Because solar energy is still more costly than other …

Press Release: Steel Building Manufacturer Opens New Facility

Absolute Steel Company News

Texas, United States—October 21, 2010.  Despite a gloomy national economy, Absolute Steel  a manufacturer of steel building kits, recently  consummated its purchase of a 33,000 square foot facility in Terrell, Texas. Absolute Steel’s steel building kits are in use throughout North America and the company is a contract supplier to the Federal government as well as the State of Texas. …